Court rejects nursing home immunity in pandemic-era cases that don’t evoke COVID
Feb 27, 2024
A Staten Island nursing home must face a pandemic-era negligence suit that does not allege COVID missteps alone but rather broader infection control lapses, a New York appeals court has ruled.
Study: About 14 percent of Americans experienced long COVID
Nov 03, 2023
By the end of 2022, 1 in 7 people in the United States said they had long COVID, a new study published in PLoS ONE on Thursday showed.
Court strikes down pandemic liability law shielding providers
Oct 02, 2023
An immunity shield law that offered skilled nursing and other healthcare providers liability protection during the pandemic has been ruled unconstitutional by a state court, which could have major implications...
CDC: Seniors had lower COVID-19 immunity than rest of population in 2022
Jun 05, 2023
The findings highlight the importance for adults aged 65 years and older to stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccination and have easy access to antiviral medications, researchers say.
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Aug 12, 2022
COVID nursing home cases to be consolidated over NY state immunity repeal, PREP Act questions … As feds catch up with rising healthcare costs, consumer medical prices may climb … New test to predict...